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Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA)

  • How FBA Works
  • Next steps for FBA registration

Leverage our fulfillment networks and expertise so that your customers and your business benefit. You send your products to Amazon fulfillment centers, and we pick, pack, and ship them and provide customer service.

What is Fulfillment by Amazon?

Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA) helps you increase both your domestic and global online sales by giving you access to Amazon’s world-class fulfillment resources.

What is Fulfillment by Amazon?


The benefits of using FBA include:

  • Increase your sales: When you join FBA, your offers become more visible and more competitive. Your products qualify for Amazon Prime, FREE Delivery (for eligible products) and many other benefits which help drive your sales and make you more competitive.
  • Sell internationally: You can expand your business internationally to reach millions of potential new customers across all of Amazon's European Marketplaces. List your inventory from one single seller account and we dispatch your products to customers throughout the EU.
  • Benefit from Amazon’s 24/7 customer service: With FBA, Amazon's acclaimed 24/7 customer service is available in the local language of all the Amazon Marketplaces you are selling in.
  • Fulfill orders from other channels: FBA can fulfill your orders from other sales channels using your inventory stored at an Amazon fulfillment center. You manage your inventory through a simple online user interface and can direct us to return the inventory at any time.
  • Keep selling even when you take a break: thanks to the FBA vacation settings, you can carry on selling even you are on holiday!
  • And More: Your customers also benefit from a growing assortment of other benefits, such as gift wrapping and an up-to-the-minute countdown for One Day Shipping.

Getting started with FBA

When you sign up to sell on Amazon you are automatically registered for FBA. Start listing your products by choosing FBA as your shipping method. You can also convert existing inventory to FBA.

How to create a new offer using FBA

When you add a new product, click "I want Amazon to dispatch and provide customer service for my items if they sell" on the product offer details page under Shipping Method. This is all that is required to begin shipping the product using FBA.

For more information on how to create a new offer, see Add one product at a time.

How to convert an existing offer to FBA

When you sign up to sell on Amazon you are automatically registered for FBA. Start listing your products by choosing FBA as your shipping method. You can also convert existing inventory to FBA.

  1. On the Manage Inventory page, select the products you want to sell through FBA.
  2. Select Change to Fulfilled by Amazon from the Actions pull-down menu.
  3. If you want to continue creating your shipment, click Convert & Send Inventory. If you want to keep adding inventory before creating your shipment, click Convert only.

For more information on changing your listings to FBA, please see the video below.

To learn about Fulfilment by Amazon > How FBA Works, watch this Seller University video:

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